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More ECW on C-SPAN

For those who’ve been following C-SPAN’s coverage of the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, check out the latest two installments: Phill Greenwalt talked about the formation of the Lost Cause interpretation of the war. Emmanuel Dabney … Continue reading

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Discussing the Civil War Sesquicentennial

Over the weekend, C-SPAN featured a panel discussion from the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge that looked at the impact of the Civil War on current events. The discussion included a look at the Confederate Culture Wars, and … Continue reading

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C-SPAN from the Symposium: Dana Shoaf and the Use of the Bayonet

If you missed it this past weekend, the first installment of C-SPAN’s coverage of the 2015 Emerging Civil War Symposium aired. Keynote speaker Dana Shoaf, editor of Civil War Times, discussed the cultural and military legacies of the bayonet, including its … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Chris Mackowski

Chris Mackowski wraps up our series reflecting on the Second Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge. Many of the talks at the symposium tied back to words. Chris Kolakowski talked about Lee’s Order No. 9, which served as the … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Phill Greenwalt

We still have a few reflections trickling in from folks in the wake of our 2015 Symposium. Phill Greenwalt, who spoke on Jubal Early and the Legacy of the Lost Cause, offers his takeaway: “It took me a little while to … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Meg Thompson

There are many reasons to travel 3,000 miles, including being part of the Emerging Civil War’s Second Symposium. It is wonderful to put faces to names, and to see friends I have not seen for a year. I presented again … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Steward Henderson

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on this year’s symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. Next up: Steward Henderson. “There was a great exchange of opinions on the legacies of the Civil … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Edward Alexander

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on last weekend’s symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. Next up: Edward Alexander. “The highlight of the symposium for me was being able to sit back … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Chris Kolakowski

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on this year’s symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. Next up: Chris Kolakowski. “The symposium was another home run, and another energetic exchange of ideas about the … Continue reading

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Symposium Takeaway: Dan Davis

We’ve asked our ECW historians to reflect on the symposium and share with us one or two takeaways they came away with. First up: Dan Davis. “Throughout the course of the weekend I had the opportunity to personally interact with … Continue reading

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